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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 53' North, Longitude: 171° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.35 meters/second, 1668.0 km/hour, 1036.5 miles/hour or 900.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1036.47 miwest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 minorth1036.46 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.5"5.19 miwest0° 23' 25.7"26.83 minorth27.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 12' South, Longitude: 135° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.63 meters/second, 1597.1 km/hour, 992.4 miles/hour or 862.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.54 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 27' 31.5"992.26 miwest0° 11' 02.0"12.64 minorth992.54 mi
24 hours12° 52' 15.5"883.30 mieast4° 33' 55.9"313.71 minorth940.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaFri 12:40 PM248 km154 miles134 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroFri 12:40 PM472 km293 miles255 nmNorth N
YarenFri 12:40 PM618 km384 miles333 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 12:40 PM1391 km864 miles751 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirFri 11:40 AM1524 km947 miles823 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiFri 12:40 PM1536 km954 miles829 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraFri 11:40 AM1855 km1152 miles1001 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandFri 12:40 PM1884 km1171 miles1017 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaFri 11:40 AM2304 km1431 miles1244 nmSouth S
FakaofoFri 1:40 PM2363 km1469 miles1276 nmSoutheast SE
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